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Medet Tiulegenov

Assistant Professor

International and Comparative Politics Program

Politics and International / Area Studies Division


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Phone: +996 (312) 915000 ext. 458

Room: 215

  • Public Policy Analysis (ICP 260.1)
  • Internship I, II (ICP 390.1, ICP 391.1)

MPA (Bowling Green State University, OH, USA), PhD Candidate (Central European University, Hungary)

Normative diffusion, civil society in transition countries, contentious politics and politics of identity, public policy and governance in the developing world.

Selected recent publications   

  • Official Discourses on Peace and Security in Post-Soviet Central Asia, in The Palgrave Handbook of Global Approaches to Peace. Aigul Kulnazarova and Vesselin Popovski (Ed). Palgrave Macmillan: 2019
  • The Role of Kyrgyzstan’s Nonprofit Sector in Policy Making: Between Contentious and Formal Engagement, in The Nonprofit Sector in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia: Civil Society Advances and ChallengesD. H. Smith, A. Moldavanova и S. Krasynska (Ed.). Brill Publishing: 2018 
  • Women, the Parliament and Political Participation in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan (with Ch.Turdalieva). Central Asian Affairs, Vol. 5, Issue 2, 2018
  • Comparative report: Citizenship in Central Asia. Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at European University Institute (Italy). May 2018 
  • Contentious Engagement of Civil Society in Policy Making in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan: Comparing Post-2005 and -2010 Periods in Governing During Conflict. B. Bellak, J. Devdariani, B. Harzl and L.Spieke (Ed.). LIT Verlag: 2017 

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